Daily media digest August 22, 2017

GlobeNewswire (press release)
“The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) and The Ottawa Hospital have recently launched a clinical trial (99mTc-rhAnnexin V-128 Imaging of …”
TAGS: heart damage, breast cancer, clinical trial


Dal News
“Dal researcher appointed vice‑chair of Indigenous health advisory board … “Too often, health research hasn’t incorporated a solid understanding of …”
TAGS: Dalhousie University, researcher, Indigenous health


Radio Canada International
“A Canadian research ship will enable a vast survey of the health of Inuit people living in 14 remote communities in Nunavik, a region of Arctic and …”
TAGS: survey of northern indigenous health, canadian research


MedPage Today
“Research also suggests these facilities may reduce healthcare costs. … senior media relations officer for Vancouver Coastal Health, told MedPage …”
TAGS: safe injection sites, opiod crisis, Vancouver Coast Health


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“OTTAWA, Aug. 21, 2017 /CNW/ – New research on health innovation in Canada conducted on behalf of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) …”
TAGS: Research, health innovation


Digital Journal
“Baycrest is also home to the federally and provincially-funded Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation, a solution accelerator focused on driving …”
TAGS: Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, global solutions, China


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 21, 2017 /CNW/ – Researchers from Laval University and from across the country are working hard to create new scientific …”
TAGS: Minister Philpott, Universite Laval, HIV/AIDS


“In Ottawa, one in five gay patients refuse to disclose their sexual orientation to their health care provider for fear of facing stigma, according to The .”
TAGS: Gay men’s health, research chair, Ottawa


National Post
“In targeting $11 billion for home care and mental health care, Stanbrook said, the Trudeau government is setting “a federal agenda for health, which …”
TAGS: healthcare in Canada, health funding


EurekAlert (press release)
“TORONTO, Aug, 21, 2017 – Globally, nearly eight out of every 1,000 children in the general population is estimated to have Fetal Alcohol Spectrum …”
TAGS: CAMH, study, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder